NC-TAW PAC's mission is to encourage and support Turkish Americans, particularly women, to participate in the American political system by engaging with elected officials and by running for public office. As Turkish American women, we support legislation that advocates for gender, social, economic, and racial equality; global peace, justice, equity; and environmental stewardship.

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Turkish American Selected as Elector of the Electoral College

Turkish American Derya Taskin will participate as one of the 14 New Jersey delegates when the 538 electors of the Electoral College from the 50 states and the District of Columbia cast their official votes for president and vice president on December 14, 2020

political opinion

Congratulations to the Inaugural Top Donor of the National Coalition of TAWPAC

NC- TAW PAC expresses its gratitude and congratulations to Cem Hacioglu, a Turkish American executive who is President and CEO of West Africa LNG Group, for not only being its first donor but contributing the maximum annual amount allowed by law.

Social Opinion

Becoming Turkish-American in Iran

Daphne McCurdy reflects on her experience visiting Iran as a Turkish American under her Turkish identity. newlinesmag.com/first-person/becoming-turkish-american-in-iran Daphne McCurdy formerly served in the U.S. Department of State overseeing stabilization and democracy programs across the Middle East.

Legislative Corner

Stand with Deb Haaland and Protect Indigenous Monuments

Many Native American communities suffer from a lack of resources due to inadequate funding. For example, almost 40% of homes in the Navajo Nation do not have clean running water.

election news

2021 Election

On November 2, 2021, I was fortunate to witness a historical event in American politics that took place in the Bluegrass State, Kentucky. Would you ever imagine a Turkish immigrant female attorney opposing an African American male physician in a special election to fill a vacant seat? They were running for the Kentucky State Senate District 22 in a conservative, predominately white district. Such a scenario would have been inconceivable a few years ago!